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Definition of the noun ambystoma mexicanum
What does ambystoma mexicanum mean as a name of something?
- larval salamander of mountain lakes of Mexico that usually lives without metamorphosing
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A Dictionary of Genetics (2006)
by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan
Ambystoma mexicanum the Mexican axolotl, a widely used laboratory species. The urodele for which the most genetic information is available. It was in the nuclei of oocytes of this species that the giant lampbrush chromosomes (q.v.) were first ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2003)
by Michael Allaby
Ambystoma mexicanum (axolotl) See Ambystomatidae. Ambystomatidae ( molesalamanders, axolotls; class *Amphibia, order *Urodela) A family of amphibians which have a broad head, the tongue free only at the sides, *palatal teeth, costal ...
by John M. Lackie
Ambystoma mexicanum Mexican axolotl (amphibian). A salamander that shows neoteny. The adult may retain the larval form, but can reproduce. The neotenous, aquatic axolotl will metamorphose into the terrestrial form if injected with thyroid ...
by S. Choudhary
axoloti ( Ambystoma mexicanum) : Ambystoma mexicanum, a type of salamander native to Mexico and the Western United States which spends all of its life underwater. Even as ...
by Frank J. Dye
axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum, a salamander, and in species of the salamanders Necturus and Siren. nephrocoel cavity of the nephrotome. nephrogenic cord the longitudinal cordlike mass of mesenchyme derived from the mesomere or ...
by Donald Venes
Ambystoma mexicanum (am-bisto ̆-ma ̆ meksı ̆-kanu ̆m) SEE: axolotl. ameba Variant of amoeba. SEE: amoeba. amebiasis (ame ̆-bı ̄a ̆-sis) [ameba -iasis] Infection or colonization with amebas, esp. Entamoeba histolytica. About 500 ...
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Albino Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)
Aquarium du Val-de-Loire, Lussault-sur-Loire, Indre-et-Loire, FRANCE
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